HMS Challenger
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Tusk shell

NHMUK-1887.2.9.53-54

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Scientific name:

Dentalium javanum

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

7 September 1874 - 7 September 1874

Form:

Dry

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Scaphopoda

Order:

Dentaliida

Family:

Dentaliida

Genus:

Dentalium Linnaeus, 1758

Species:

Dentalium javanum Sowerby

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

7 September 1874

Area:

Torres Strait, Cape York, Australia

Water body:

Coral Sea

Depth (Fathoms):

11 fathoms

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